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Waldo Swamped By Water Tax

Updated Nov. 6, 2019 The Waldo city council members sat back, hands folded, awaiting citizens’ complaints about the ordinance they introduced the previous week, adding a 10% utility tax on the purchase of water in the city.  About 35 people showed up to the Oct. 8 meeting to weigh in …

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Starke Business Owners Adjust To Relocations Forced By Future Railroad Overpass

The new railroad overpass will route vehicles over the railroad tracks from Walnut Street to Church Street to reduce traffic congestion and lower emergency vehicle response times. To build at this location, Florida’s Department of Transportation had to purchase land that had been occupied by the eight businesses and five homes.

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Tolls Lifted As Devastating Dorian Remains A Threat

Tolls were suspended Sunday on Florida’s Turnpike and other roads in South Florida and Central Florida, as local mandatory evacuation orders started and large portions of the state’s East Coast continued to face threats from catastrophic Hurricane Dorian. With Dorian churning westward Sunday afternoon less than a couple of hundred …

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